Crop Protection

Munckhof Fruit Tech, Agromanager join for data management, spray registration

Munckhof Fruit Tech Innovators is pursuing the most efficient spraying techniques for fruit tree cultivation. The Isobus connection on all its spraying equipment is the latest new feature to be offered by Munckhof. According to... more »

Michigan online pesticide applicator certification exams set by Metro Institute

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced March 25 that pesticide applicators can now take their certification exams through remotely proctored, online testing. According to a news release, this new testing capability is... more »

Washington state seeks help to detect destructive, invasive Japanese beetle

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is asking the public to report any sightings of Japanese beetle, an invasive and highly destructive pest, and will be hosting an educational webinar about the beetles in April.... more »

Partnership with Bee Friendly Farming announced by Vestaron

Vestaron, an agricultural environmental science company, announced March 24 a collaboration with Bee Friendly Farming. This partnership represents the two groups’ shared mission to promote and protect honeybees and their vital role as agricultural pollinators.... more »

Label approval for additional crops and uses set for Mastercop Fungicide

Adama, a crop protection company, announced recently that the EPA has approved changes to the label of Mastercop Fungicide/Bactericide that were made to help growers better protect their crops from harmful diseases. Individual state approvals are... more »

Wilbur-Ellis organic line has new surfactant

A new surfactant has been added to the Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness organic product line. This expanding portfolio of OMRI-listed products offers growers a cutting-edge approach to organic integration and crop production. “INFOLIUM-EAä is a nonionic surfactant,... more »

Certis USA adds Ivan Wollenmann to advance biologicals in Midwest region

Since the early 1990’s, Ivan Wollenmann has been working with growers, co-ops and input companies to match solutions to need. Certis USA announced March 22 that Wollenmann will be bringing that expertise to their team of... more »

Penn State’s Vineyard Pest Management Series – Spotted Lanternfly Update

Penn State Extension's 2021 Vineyard Pest Management Series - Spotted Lanternfly Update will present a free webinar reviewing the latest information on spotted lanternfly management in vineyards. The program also will present research findings on... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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